The Music Venue Trust has formally announced the launch of the Music Venues Alliance, an association of venues and organisations that have united behind the work of the Trust to engage with the industry, the cultural sector and politicians, to take actions that protect, secure and improve the UK's music venue network.
Arts 4 Dementia (A4D) will be offering a series of eight weekly orchestral sessions with the English Chamber Orchestra at the London College of Music, for musicians with early-stage dementia and their musical partners.
This year the MU was honoured to sponsor the 'Peripatetic Music Teacher of the Year' award as part of the Classic FM Teacher of Year Awards 2015.
The Brighton Hippodrome could be one of the most magnificent theatres in the country. Instead it is threatened with conversion into retail, restaurant and cinema units.
Bournemouth and Poole Music Hub are offering 150 £100 bursaries for musicians living in Bournemouth, Dorset or Poole to take up professional development.
The MU has terminated its Extras and Deputies Media Agreement with the Royal Opera House and therefore freelance musicians will be paid for any recording work they take part in at the ROH, under the relevant MU agreement going forward, for example our agreement with the Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television (PACT).
Live music venue, The Boileroom in Guildford, is the latest in a succession of venues to launch a campaign and petition to try to secure its future.
Taking place at St John's Waterloo on Friday 17 January at 6.30pm. All money donated to the Ed Mills memorial trust.
The Musicians’ Union are pleased to be once again sponsoring the Hub Innovation Award at next year’s Music Education Expo.
The MU are supporting the TUC march to "Save The NHS" on 29 September in Manchester. As well as marching we have decided to quite literally "bang the drum" by putting together a samba band for the event with the help of "Manchester School of Samba".